Everyone Is Voting Against Facebook’s Policy Changes and It Doesn’t Matter in the Slightest

04 Dec

You probably know that Facebook just opened up its third-ever Site Governance Vote, allowing users to vote on proposed changes to the company’s SSR and Data Use policies. Or maybe you have no idea. Maybe you don’t care. That’s fine, but there are thousands of users that do know and do care – and their votes are as useless as Democratic votes in Mississippi.Like previous Site Governance votes, Facebook is letting users weigh in on proposed changes to the site&rsq.....

New Facebook Features Make It Easier for Users to Receive More Content from Pages They Like

04 Nov

In the past month, Facebook has been accused of slightly altering their EdgeRank algorithm – the one that determines what posts show up in your news feed. There has been widespread criticism from many page owners, who claim that their posts are becoming less and less visible on their fans’ news feeds due to the change. The theory coming out of the camp of miffed users is that Facebook is dialing back pages’ visibility in order to force pages to pay to promote their posts......

Facebook Stock Dips A Bit After Big Post-Earnings Release Boost

25 Oct

Facebook saw its biggest jump since May (when the company launched its IPO) on Wednesday, following the release of its earnings report, and the company’s comments about monetization on Tuesday.Facebook emphasized how big mobile is, and how it’s likely to grow into significantly more revenue. “We’re just getting started,” said CEO Mark Zuckerberg, with regards to monetization.“As proud as I am that a billion people use Facebook each month, I&rs.....

The Walking Dead Facebook Game Gets New Chapter, Features

16 Oct

In August, AMC launched a Walking Dead Facebook game in beta. The beta status still applies, but now, a new chapter and some new features have been added. These include fullscreen mode and improved weapons.“Chapter 2 lets fans battle walkers and fight for survival in downtown Atlanta alongside Glenn, Daryl and more characters from the show,” explains AMC in a blog post. “Just complete Chapter 1 — where you escape down the highway with Shane, Lori .....

Facebook May Notify You an Hour Before Your Event Begins

15 Oct

Facebook is currently testing a pretty useful new feature that has to deal with notifications. For some users, Facebook is now pushing a notification exactly one hour before any event they’re a member of.To receive the notification, you must have joined the event via positive RSVP. That means you won’t receive notifications for every single event that you’ve just been invited to. The notification will appear in your inbox alongside all of your other notifications (lik.....